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Temple of the Reclining Buddha (Wat Pho)

Open today: 8:00 a.m. - 6:30 p.m.
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One of the oldest and largest temples in Bangkok features the famous Reclining Buddha, which is the largest in Thailand measuring more than 150 feet in length.
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Hours Today: 8:00 a.m. - 6:30 p.m.
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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2 Sanamchai Road. | Grand Palace, Pranakorn, Bangkok 10200, Thailand
Banglamphu
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Reviewed yesterday

we have to say wow ,. how amazing statues they have . great architecture , surrounding just wonderful . must come

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Anna S
Reviewed yesterday

A great place to visit when in Bangkok. The reclining Buddha is amazing. It pays to go early as it gets very busy during the day. You need to allow two hours to take it all in as there is a lot to see. There...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank 88smcm
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

An absolute must see in Bangkok! The statues, architecture and surroundings were stunning and breathtaking. Plan on spending enough time to take it all in. Then be sure to hit the street food behind the site for authentic and delicious Thai food.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Realworldjennj
Reviewed yesterday

The most beautiful temple I've visited, even in a downpour of rain... spent several hours there as there was traditional Thai dancing to celebrate 230 years....the architecture is awe inspiring and colours are wonderful

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Gill K
Reviewed yesterday

This was the second temple we visited on our tour and it was breathtaking!!! Definitely a must see destination during your stay in Bangkok! We loved every minute!!

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank watwil
Reviewed yesterday

It was after lunch when we decided to visit Wat Pho. It was not a long queue that day when we paid 100 baht for the entrance fee. It was an amazing work of art when we entered the temple of this reclining Buddha.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank hertz_10
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Verry nice to see it but really busy and hard to see because of all the pilars. Come early or late when its not so busy

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Colin v
Reviewed 2 days ago

We only chose one temple to visit on our one day in Bangkok and were glad that we were able to see this one.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Sharon D
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The reclining Buddha is huge, you'll usually queue to walk through and see the entire length and then walk down behind. They will provide you with a plastic bag for your shoes as you exit at a different point. There are good photo opportunities first...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank erict873
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Amazing place, very interesting and if with a guide they will tell you interesting facts about the various Buddhas. Very clean, staff friendly. Worth a visit.

Date of experience: September 2018
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riniwarti
October 31, 2018|
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Response from madamshalet | Reviewed this property |
We used Grab which is just like Uber.
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Response from bobamys | Reviewed this property |
First off Buddhism is not a religion of Idology, these are simply symbols that allow followers to reflect on the life of Buddha. The temples only requirement is that you remove your shoes and any hats, and women must cover... More
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October 23, 2018|
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Response from martinmolloy72 | Reviewed this property |
Yes. Our guide referred to it as Temple Uniform. Shoulders and knees must be covered. No hats or sunglasses once inside the temples and before entering a temple you must take of your shoes. Women with a top on that is... More
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